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terror attacks. meanwhile, theme parks are tightening security. also tonight, the anti-muslim backlash. after one of these attacks, have any of you been confronted by somebody on the street? encouraging news in the fight against ovarian cancer. he became the poster boy for drug price gouging. now martin shkreli is charged with running a ponzi scheme. and "star wars," more than a movie, it's a way of life. >> it's okay to be a geek. it's actually a good thing so i wear my fandom proudly. this is the "cbs overnight news." the first criminal charges have been filed in the san bernardino terror attack. the accused is enrique marquez. he allegedly bought weapons used by syed farook and tashfeen malik to murder 14 people before they themselves were killed in a
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marquez was a longtime friend of farook, and carter evans has more. >> reporter: 24-year-old enrique marquez entered the federal courthouse in this unmarked car. he's charged with unlawful purchase of the assault rifles that were used in the san bernardino massacre and with providing material support for terrorism. in a 37-page criminal complaint, investigators say marquez had no knowledge of syed rizwan farook's plan to attack the inland regional center on december 2nd. they allege he purchased the two ar-15-style rifles for farook because his appearance was caucasian while farook looked middle eastern. investigators say marquez also purchased the explosive smokeless power used in the pipe bombs found at the scene of the attack and in farook's home. federal investigators also detail how marquez allegedly conspired with farook to commit multiple acts of terrorism. agents say marquez admitted that he and farook initially planned an attack at the riverside
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the plot targeted the cafeteria and library in an effort to inflict maximum casualties. the two allegedly planned to throw pipe bombs from an elevated position and then shoot people as they fled. the complaint also said farook and marquez plotted a freeway shooting in 2012. the pair chose a stretch of state route 91 in riverside, california, where there were no exits to increase the number of targets. the alleged plan was for farook to throw bombs on the freeway to disable vehicles and stop traffic and then move among the vehicles and shoot into them. marquez would position himself on a nearby hillside so he could also shoot into vehicles and then target responding law enforcement officers. marquez is also charged with defrauding u.s. immigration services. investigators say he was paid to participate in a sham marriage with a member of farook's extended family so she could obtain legal status here in this country. scott, if marquez is convicted
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face up to 35 years in prison. >> carter evans with the breaking news tonight. carter, thank you. and president obama will be meeting in san bernardino tomorrow evening with families of the victims. 40 miles away in anaheim, disneyland is tightening security because of the threat of terrorism. disney world in florida is doing it as well. anna werner is there. >> reporter: white tents went up at disney world entrances today with metal detectors inside. park officials tell us visitors will be randomly selected for secondary screenings, a move that's similar to that used by major league sports and entertainment venues. disney officials said they've already added visible and nonvisible security measures, including more uniformed officers and specially trained dogs. once inside, guests will no longer see toy guns, not even water pistols. they've been removed from disney stores and visitors will not be allowed to bring them into the parks.
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to make sure that a toy gun doesn't cause distraction or confusion for staff and security personnel. and one more change-- anyone 14 years or older will no longer be allowed to wear costumes into the parks, so security screening will be easier. the fitzhugh family of osceola, indiana drove 20 hours straight to orlando for an all-disney vacation, arriving just as the new security protocols were being put in place. >> it's sad. i mean, it's sad that things have to happen, that go on in this world anymore. >> reporter: 16-year-old clara, a high school sophomore, says the changes make her feel better about visiting the parks. >> yeah, i do think it will be safer because, i mean, you never know people's intentions. >> reporter: disney isn't the only park making these changes. universal and sea world also announced they're taking similar precautions. scott, they say it's not just about keeping people safe. they want people visiting the parks to feel safe.
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today, the investor who made enemies when he jacked up the price of a life-saving drug, was indicted on criminal charges. but not for gouging. prosecutors say his hedge fund was a ponzi scheme. here's anthony mason. >> reporter: martin shkreli was shrouded in a hoodie when federal agents arrested him at his new york apartment. the 32-year-old ceo accused of a securities trifecta of lies, deceit and greed. >> essentially ran his companies like a ponzi scheme, where he used each subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors from the prior company. >> reporter: u.s. attorney robert capers said shkreli misled his investors, boasting in a 2011 e-mail that his hedge fund msmb, had returned 43% in just two years. in fact, the s.e.c. says, shkreli's fund had suffered $7
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had virtually no assets. a second hedge fund, msmb health care, also allegedly deceived investors, and the s.e.c. says shkreli then used retrophin, a pharmaceutical company he started and took public, to pay off the mounting losses in his funds. >> he abused that power, and used the public company's assets to pay off his own personal debts. >> reporter: the charges do not include his actions at turing pharmaceuticals, where in september, shkreli brashly raised the price of daraprim, a drug that fights a rare parasitic infection, from $13.50 a pill, to $750. >> i'm a capitalist. i'm trying to create a big drug company, a profitable drug company. >> reporter: as he became a symbol of drug industry greed, shkreli spent $2 million to buy the only copy of an album by the rap group wu-tang clan. we didn't seize the wu-tang clan album, the fbi joked in a tweet.
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after posting $5 million bail wearing sunglasses in a rainstorm. in all, the feds allege shkreli lost $11 million in investors' money. his arrest was trending on social media all day, frequently followed by the hashtag "karma." scott. >> anthony mason, thank you, anthony. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. almost sixty million americans are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth
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maybe it was karma that has two cuban-americans debating immigration reform in the presidential campaign. ted cruz and marco rubio are battling to become the alternative to donald trump, and major garrett is on the campaign. >> reporter: in republican circles, the word "amnesty" is a weapon. ted cruz unleashed it against marco rubio at tuesday's debate. >> there was a battle over amnesty, and some chose, like senator rubio, to stand with barack obama and chuck schumer and support a massive amnesty plan. >> reporter: that's a reference to the 2013 immigration reform bill rubio helped draft. it ultimately failed, but the bill would have granted legal status to the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in america. cruz said today that's the definition of amnesty. >> i oppose amnesty. i oppose citizenship. i oppose legalization for illegal aliens. i always have. and i always will.
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his position in the past on legalization. >> reporter: rubio says cruz is forgetting the facts. cruz offered an amendment to that bill that would have provided green cards and work permits to undocumented immigrants, but deny them citizenship. >> he said at the time, and he repeated to multiple media outlets for months, that he supported legalizing people who were here illegally. >> reporter: in the crucial early state of iowa, a recent poll found 54% of gop voters wanted to deport the immigrants. iowan joel kurtinis supports cruz. >> when people hear the word "amnesty" that's an immediate yes or no for a whole lot of people. >> reporter: is that definable, amnesty? >> when you talk about allowing them to remain or turning a blind eye or winking to that, that's amnesty. >> reporter: rubio is more vulnerable on this issue than cruz because the 2013 bill also provided a path to citizenship. scott, alabama senator jeff sessions, who has guided donald trump's immigration policy said today rubio backed amnesty and
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>> major garrett reporting, major, thank you. donald trump's proposal to temporarily ban muslims entering the u.s. and the attack in san bernardino, have many of america's five million muslims defending their faith. we sat down with five muslim millennials, all born and raised right here in the united states. college student r.j. khalif. army lieutenant shahn khan. nursing student sameya omarkheil. college student taqwa brookins, and journalist noor tagouri. >> donald trump's rhetoric didn't even hit me hard until last week. i had my absolute best childhood friend, best childhood friend, since i was six years old. she lived across the street. i saw her mother as a mother. and they're white christians, and her mom on facebook posted this super hateful post about muslims.
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broke down in tears. like, i -- it was so hard for me to see. and i wrote her this long letter like, "you know us. my mom -- like, you guys know each other. i just went to your wedding last year. like i'm -- we're the muslim family that you know and you know we're not like that." >> what do you think people misunderstand about the values of islam? >> i think they believe too much that religion places an emphasis on violence. >> the koran was written in arabic, which is a deeply metaphorical language, where one word has hundreds of meanings. so if you want to define it in a violent sense, you're going to be able to defin it in a violent sense, the same way if you want to define in a peaceful sense, which 1.5 billion do, you'll be able to do so. >> but there are no verses in the koran that allow killing of innocent people under no circumstances. >> terrorism in your view is outlawed? >> it's outlawed. it's the last thing any muslim should be doing. >> when you hear of an attack like the one in paris, like the
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have to get up and go to work or go to school the next day, what's going through your mind? >> i remember after the attacks had happened, i was-- i was terrified because i knew that we would get the backlash for what had happened to all those innocent people. >> have any of you been confronted by somebody on the street? anybody have words with you? >> yeah. it was the monday after the paris attacks had happened, and i went to school. i was walking, and a man that was leaning against a parking meter, i was walking past him, and he stuck out his leg and he tripped me right in front of, you know, everybody. and i fell on to the floor. and then he threw down his cigarette, and he started screaming in my ear, like on the right side. he was just like, "go back to where you came from." >> he didn't mean long island? [ laughter ] >> that's what i thought he meant, you know. that's where i'm from. i've never felt hate like that before, so it was the first time for me. >> lieutenant, when you decided to join the army, was there a lot of conversation in the family about that?
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military was like, you know, are you going to go and kill your own people? this is crazy. what are you doing?" that's when i did my own research and i found out there's plenty of muslims serving in the military. there's religious tolerance. there's respect. >> i wonder how it strikes your ear when you hear isis in particular, claiming that it's doing everything that it's doing in the name of all muslims. >> i don't understand how logically does it make sense to say that, you know, isis represents all muslims and is fighting for all muslims when they're killing the very people who they claim they represent. >> there's nothing islamic about isis. islam, it comes from the root word salam, three arabic letters that literally translates to peace. isis goes against the very tenets of it. >> to see more of this eye-opening discussion, go to cbsnews.com. you can also find us, of course, on facebook.
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carter said today that americans will be seeing more buildup of u.s. forces in the fight against isis. carter's interview in iraq today with charlie d'agata was his first since the secretary acknowledged using a personal e- mail account to conduct official business, which is against federal rules. >> what i did, that i shouldn't have been doing until a few months ago, was occasionally use my iphone to send administrative messages, no classified information, and backed up as records. i have to hold myself to absolutely strict standards in terms of cyber security, and doing things that are appropriate. i didn't in this case. it's a mistake. and it's entirely my own. >> reporter: we've just returned from syria. we spoke to commanders there. and they said they don't need
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we need heavy artillery, we need armored vehicles. we need antitank weapons to match the firepower against isis. is that under discussion? >> yes. we've acknowledged that we're doing that, and we're doing that because they're effective fighters, and that's exact the kind of partner we're looking for. >> reporter: they suggested to us there may even be the introduction of more forces. >> absolutely. president obama wants us to accelerate the defeat of isil. so he is open to-- and i've made it clear to my commanders-- i want to get this done both in iraq and syria. >> reporter: americans might be concerned when they hear about more equipment, more involvement, more troops. >> they are going to hear about us doing more because we need to defeat isil and we need to do it quickly. so we need to enable capable and motivated local forces -- that's our strategic approach. have them with our active help. >> reporter: are you winning or is it containment? >> we'll win. i don't have any question about
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and that's what i'm here for. >> reporter: a big part of the problem is getting baghdad on board, scott. the secretary of defense failed to get the iraqi government to accept more u.s. help. it doesn't play well at home that america is doing their bidding for them. >> charlie d'agata with the news-making interview tonight. charlie, thank you. a simple test can detect an elusive and deadly cancer among women. nasa discovers celestial light sabers. and new "star wars" movie is awakening olay regenerist renews from within, plumping surface cells for a dramatic transformation without the need for fillers your concert tee might show your age... your skin never will.
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it's estimated more than 14,000 women in the u.s. will die this year from ovarian cancer, a disease that often goes undiscovered. but dr. jon lapook tells us a new test is showing promise. >> reporter: more than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, usually too late to be cured. that's because early symptoms are either absent or vague. for the first time, a large study suggests there may be a way to successfully screen women for this disease and save lives. more than 200,000 women in great britain were followed for 11 years and doctors used a new strategy for screening. women were first given a series
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if the ca125 levels trended upward suspiciously, women were then given a pelvic ultrasound. this resulted in a 15% lower chance of dying from ovarian cancer. no previous strategy has been effective. this is encouraging, but the researchers caution these women will need to be followed for about another three years before it's clear whether this new method actually works. but, scott, given that right now there's really been no effective way of screening for such a deadly cancer, this is promising. >> jon lapook, thank you, doctor.
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we'll be right back. a couple birthdays of note. pope francis turned 79. at the vatican children sang happy birthday in his native spanish and presented him with a cake with a single candle. also getting a birthday cake, this one made of ice, raisins, peanut butter and trail mix is coldilocks, the polar bear at the philadelphia zoo just turned 35, the oldest polar bear in the lower 48. and as if on cue today, nasa revealed an image captured by the hubble space telescope that looks a lot like a light saber from "star wars." it's actually a newborn star shooting out twin jets of super- heated gas. it is not in a galaxy far, far away, but in our own, the milky way. in a moment, a woman married to "star wars." woman: what does it feel like when a woman is having a heart attack? chest pain, like there's a ton of weight on your chest. severe shortness of breath. unexplained nausea.
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there's an unusual tiredness and fatigue. there's unfamiliar dizziness or light-headedness. unusual pain in your back, neck, jaw, one or both arms, even your upper stomach, are signs you're having a heart attack. don't make excuses. make the call to 9-1-1 immediately. learn more at womenshealth.gov/heartattack. while i was on a combat patrol in baqubah, iraq, a rocket-propelled grenade took my arm off at the shoulder. i was discharged from the army, and i've been working with the wounded warrior project since 2007. warriors, you don't have to be severely wounded to be with the wounded warrior project. we do have a lot of guys that have post-traumatic stress disorder. being able to share your story, i guess it kind of helps you wrap your mind around what did happen over there. my name is norbie, and yes, i do suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder,
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star wars! star wars! >> they're already in line. the new "star wars" movie opens at midnight. for some fans, "star wars" is not just a couple of hours of fantasy. it is part of their everyday reality. here's mireya villarreal. >> he's a big, fat, caterpillar. >> reporter: jennifer landa is a california-based wife and mother who loves to play with her daughter. start talking about "star wars" and it's like the force awakens. >> i think when i was younger it was definitely more of a secret, but now it's okay to be a geek. it's actually a good thing, so i wear my fandom proudly. >> reporter: there's her artwork, her costume collection, and just look at her wedding
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>> so we did it a little bit more subtly. >> reporter: you say "subtle" but i've seen your pictures. >> this is true. that is the one thing where i always dreamed of walking in just like the movie, darth vader, with stormtroopers at my side. it was awesome. >> reporter: near san francisco, 70-year-old steve sansweet runs rancho obiwan, a nonprofit museum that, according to the "guinness book of world records" holds the largest "star wars" collection at 500,000 items that date back to the first movie in 1977. >> the politics were so dark in america, the vietnam war, the impeachment of richard nixon, the movies were dark, and here came something really fresh. >> reporter: every year, until 2020, a new "star wars" movie is set to be released. >> i think it is safe to say that "star wars" is forever.
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sansweet and landa collecting, creating, and longing for more. >> feels good, right. >> reporter: it kind of does. >> yeah! >> reporter: mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. and that's the "overnight news" for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us just little bit later for the morning news and of course, "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captioning funded by cbs
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it's friday, december 18th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." new revelations about the san bernardino shootings, as a man who allegedly bought the assault weapons used in the attack is charged as a terrorist. he jacked up the price of a life saving drug. now the pharmaceutical executive some call the most hated man in america could face up for 20 years in prison for fraud. courtside danger. the wife of pro golfer jason day is taken away on a stretcher, when lebron james crashes into her during an nba game. and the wait is over! and the reviews are nearly unanimous. "star wars" fans who got a sneak
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say the film is out of this world. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. a bail hearing is scheduled for monday for enrique marquez. he is the man who allegedly bought the rifles used in the san bernardino attack. marquez faces a terrorism-related charge. prosecutors allege marquez and san bernardino gunman farook plotted earlier attacks but they never carried them out. don champion has details. >> reporter: enrique marquez remains behind bars this morning charged with a lawful purchase of the weapons used in the san bernardino massacre. while investigators believe he had no knowledge of the attack, they say he bought the weapons years ago because, quote, his appearance was caucasian, while gunman and friend syed farook looked middle eastern. marquez is also charged with conspiring to provide terrorist
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attacks with farook that were not carried out in 2011 and 2012. one plot targeted riverside community college. the other, a busy california freeway. marquez's neighbors are stunned. >> just like, you know, like i can't believe it. >> reporter: the charges come just two weeks after farook and his wife tashfeen malik opened fire at a holiday party, killing 14 people. both were then killed in a shoot-out with police. after the attack, marquez called 911 saying his neighbor was responsible and was later committed to a psychiatric facility. >> he's just a great kid and we will see what god has planned for him because, you know, he doesn't deserve all this. >> reporter: authorities say farook also convinced marquez to marry the sister of his brother's wife. for that, he is facing another charge of defrauding immigration authorities by entering into a sham marriage. now about a month before the san bernardino attack, investigators say marquez talked about living
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with a facebook friend. the charges he faces could put him in prison for up to 35 years. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. another california man is charged with trying to join a terrorist group in syria. adam silvi was arrested in june trying to board a flight to turkey but pleaded not guilty yesterday when the indictment against him was unsealed. fbi says he expressed his love for the head of the al noonsa front in telephone calls earlier this year. his father alerted the fbi when the boy went missing during a family trip in egypt in 2014. he has been under surveillance since. defense secretary ash carter arrived in afghanistan this morning on a surprise visit. carter plans to meet with military commanders and u.s. troops and afghan officials. this year, taliban attacks against afghan forces have surged. later today, president obama meets with the families of the san bernardino victims. meanwhile, he is trying to
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the president was briefed at the national counterterrorism center yesterday and his second security briefing this week. mr. obama says there is no specific or credible information suggesting a potential terrorist attack at this time. >> we cannot give in to fear or change how we live our lives, because that's what terrorists want, that is the only leverage that they have. be the president said we are in a new phase of self-initiating terrorism that is harder to detect. the increasing concerns about a terrorist attack prompted added security measures by three major theme park operators. disney, universal, and seaworld have instituted new safety rules. anna werner has details from orlando, florida. >> reporter: white tents went up at disney world entrances with metal detectors inside. park officials tell us that visitors will be randomly
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screenings, a move that is similar to that used by major league sports and entertainment venues. disney officials say they have added visible and more nonvisible security measures. including uniformed officers and trained dogs. once inside, guests will not see toy guns, not even water pistols. they have been removed from disney stores and visitors will not be allowed to bring them into the park. one official told us they want to make sure that a toy gun doesn't cause distraction or confusion for staff and security personnel. and one more change. anyone 14 years or older will no longer be allowed to wear costumes into the park. so security screening will be easier. this family of osceola, indiana, drove 20 hours straight to orlando for an all disney vacation. arriving just as the new security protocols were being put in place. >> it's sad that things have to happen that go on in this world any more.
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only park taking these precautions. universal and seaworld say they are making similar changes. they say it's not about keeping people safe, they want to make people feel safe. anna werner, cbs news, orlando. now to politics. it would appear a powerful foreign leader thinks donald trump would make a great president. russian president vladimir putin called trump a very bright and talented man and the absolute leader of the presidential race. putin said he welcomes trump's desire for better u.s./russian relations. trump said he was flatter. >> i think it's great. his dislike for president obama and a mutual thing is terrible. that's why you see all of the conflict, all of the problems, all of the hatred. we should be able to work. we can't work with russia is not a good thing. i'm greatly honored by his statement. i think it's terrific. >> trump has repeatedly praised putin's toughness and said he
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bernie sanders campaign reportedly improperly accessed confidential voter information from the clinton campaign. "the washington post" reports that one of sanders' staffers was fired over the incident. a glitch in a democratic national committee computer program recently allowed access to information gathered by other campaigns. the sanders' campaign admits a staffer looked at the information from the clinton campaign. for now, the dnc has shut off the sanders' campaign access to its list of voters. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will preview tomorrow's democratic presidential debate. a new round of wet weather is hitting the pacific northwest. the rain has parts of oregon and washington under flood watch through the weekend. heavy downpours flooded streets around portland, triggering accidents and causing cars to stall. plows tried to keep up with snow falling on mountain roads. the conditions made driving dangerous and forced some schools to close. coming up on the "morning
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also, 9 out of 10 medicare part d patients can get toujeo at the lowest branded copay. ask your doctor about the proven full 24-hour blood sugar control of toujeo . a scary collision at last night's cavaliers game in cleveland. lebron chases a loose ball and crashes into a fan who turned out to be the wife of pga star jason day. she was down for several minutes and receiving medical attention. she was taken out on a stretcher. day is said to be okay, though, but she stayed in the hospital overnight for observation. pope francis has cleared the way for mother teresa to become a saint next year. the vatican, this morning, said francis recognized a second miracle attributed to the catholic nun and it involves
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brain tumors. mother teresa won a nobel prize for her work with the calcutta poor and she died in 1997. a cast-away controversy and the search intensifies for an affluenza teen. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the ft. worth "star telegram" reports on the fbi and u.s. marshals joining the search for the texas teen who used a so-called affluenza defense. ethan couch vanished after a video emerged apparently showing him violating his probation. couch avoided prison after killing four people in a 2013 drunk driving wreck. "the new orleans times picayune" reports on taking down four confederate monuments and one includes a 131-year-old statue of confederate general robert e. lee. some are calling for evem more monuments to be taken down. another group sued yesterday to keep those four monuments up.
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reports on a man who left his 5-year-old granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded gun. paul ratter made his first court appearance yesterday. last month, he left his granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded semiautomatic handgun after his truck broke down. he was found at a bar while family and firefighters rescued the girl. he faces charges of child abuse and child endangerment. "the daily progress" in charlottesville, virginia, reports on a controversial lesson on islam. schools in augusta county won't be open today after a deluge of complaints. students were assigned to practice arabic calligraphy by writing a statement that
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messagenermessen ger of allah. cancelled school events after concerns about the tone of the complaints. "people" reports on a lawsuit against the man lost at sea for more than a year, accusing him of cannibalism. the fisherman who drifted at sea for 14 months is being sued for $1 million by the family of his crew mate who accused him of eating the corpse. the fisherman's lawyer denies the accusation. up next, a pharmaceutical executive is arrested on federal fraud charges. and fans of adele are scoring heartbreak as they try to score tickets for her north american shows. heartbreak as they ji to score tickets for her north american shows. back and joint pain. the medicine in advil is their #1 choice. nothing is stronger on tough pain than advil. relief doesn't get any better than this.
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.. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. adele fans are facing disappointment this morning! tickets for her north american tour dates immediately sold out on thursday. social media sites filled with complaints against ticketmaster. on the cbs "moneywatch" ticket sales are surging for the
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and a bitter pill to swallow for a pharmaceutical executive. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> good morning. happy friday. martin shkreli, the drug executive, who made headlines for raising price of a life saving drug 4,000 percent pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges. prosecutors allege he misled investors for a hedge fund he managed. >> shkreli allegedly run his companies like a ponzi scheme, where he used each subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors from the prior company. >> shkreli strongly denies the charges and expects to be fully vindicated. he was released on $5 million bond. he was vilified after his company raised a drug from $13.50 to $750 a pill. wall street's three-day winning streak ended on thursday as a drop in energy stocks fueled a late day sell-off. the dow jones industrials
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s&p 500 lost speak 31 and the nasdaq finished down 68 points. the grocery store chain trader joe's is recalling its triple ginger brew. customers report unopened bottles bursting or exploding. the reason is unknown. the fda is advising customers to carefully dispose of any bottles they have. "star wars" "the force awakens" officially opened today. the ceo of disney calls it a gold mine. disney paid $4 billion for lucas films and the right to "star wars" franchise. it set to make over $11 billion and expected to take up to $2 billion in box office sales, including an estimated $225 million this opening weekend and take in $5 billion in merchandise sales by next december. the merchandising is more than just toys. take a look. disney licensed "star wars" characters can go on to their
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holidays. a healthy way to show your allegiance to the force. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still to come, "star wars" fans weigh in. reaction to "the force awakens." we take you to the theaters to find out what super fans think. with up to 27% more brush movements versus oral b. get healthier gums in 2 weeks guaranteed. innovation and you. philips sonicare save when you buy the most loved rechargeable toothbrush brand in america. there's something out there. it's a highly contagious disease. it can be especially serious- even fatal to infants. unfortunately, many people who spread it may not know they have it. it's called whooping cough. and the cdc recommends everyone, including those around babies, make sure their whooping cough vaccination is up to date. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about you and your
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. i now pronounce you husband and wife. may your love last longer than a star lack digestion. >> that is on over a thousands years for you who are not
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"star wars" style wedding outside this theater in hollywood. you can pretty much guess what the honeymoon entailed. a screen of last night's "the force awakens." how romantic. the film is playing nonstop at theaters nationwide and the reaction from fans are overwhelmingly positive. suzanne marquez reports. >> reporter: the anticipation and buildup for this film has been incredible. >> it was amazing. >> oh, my god! oh, my god! oh, my god! >> that was mind blowingly amazing. i laughed. i cried. i screamed at the screen! and i can't wait to watch it again tomorrow! >> reporter: super fans react to "the force awakens" at the el capitan theater in hollywood. >> it was the awesomest movie ever! >> it was awesome! >> loved it, loved it, loved it. >> reporter: what set these fans apart is that they have been here since 1:00 in the morning
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films consecutively. the "star wars" film picks up where "return of the jedi" leads off." was it worth it? >> it was worth it. this is one of the epic experiences i will remember the rest of my life hands down. >> reporter: the anticipation and buildup for this familiar film has been incredible. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," charlie reads "'twas the night before christmas." i'm anne-marie green. and this is the "cbs morning news." the night before christmas." i'm anne-marie green. and this is the "cbs morning news." ...in bed all day...
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you're going to -- >> don't burn your fingers. >> all right. >> angle it a bit like that. >> okay. >> that's it. that's it. you're done. >> there we go. >> you done it, you done it. >> all right. >> legendary. you're done. can i say, mr. president? it's quite annoying when you're the good at everything. >> president obama appeared last night on nbc "running wild with bear grylls." in addition to light a fire he sipped from a mountain stream and he even munched on a salmon that an actual bear didn't finish. the president traveled across alaska with a white house effort to draw attention to climate change. two hikers are recovering this morning after spend ago freezing night in a southern california mountain. tiffany kenny and kenny paston set out for a dog hike on sunday to a san bernardino peak. the weather took a turn for the worse and they got stuck
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the temperature plummeted. >> it went from bright and sunny to two feet of snow in a mat of, like, ten minutes. >> there were points i know that both of us thought we were going to die. >> the couple dug a hole and shared a sleeping bag to stay warm, but when hypothermia set in, they realized they had to hike out. they finally got a cell signal and a search and rescue team arrived just in time. both had severe frostbite and dangerously low body temperatures. a gas station clerk in new york fought off an armed robber with his own special technique, we will put it that way. the suspect held a shotgun as he demanded cash tuesday. but the clerk decided to throw his shoe! he chased the robber outside where the suspect fired a round into the ground before fleeing and no one was hurt. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will hear from muslim americans as he they speak with republican strategist frank
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presidential campaign trail. plus, b.j. novak of "the office" on his new line of work as an app developer. a special holiday treat. charlie's presentation of "'twas the night before christmas." finally, we have been bringing you highlights of james corden's carpool karaoke since the late late show host debuted in march. who knew during this time he has been creating a holiday list for his passengers. we will take a look. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. joy to the world the lord is come let earth receive her king let every heart prepare him room and heav'n and nature sing and heav'n and nature sing and heav'n and heav'n and nature sing
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and nature sing let men, their songs employ while fields and floods rocks, hills and plains repeat the sounding joy repeat the sounding joy
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the sounding joy cbs 2 this morning...the small change federal investigators are making to the governor's
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